Passivhaus Series: 1. Passivhaus Fundamentals - Bristol

Event one of a new series of four half-day Passivhaus events held in conjunction with WARM.

The Green Register and  WARM are pleased to be working together to provide four half-day technical sessions in Bristol on the Passivhaus principles.

Although the full Passivhaus training is a fantastic way to gain an in depth understanding of all aspects of Passivhaus design, some construction professionals may not have the time or resources to be able to attend the typical Passivhaus two week course.

These afternoon sessions offer insight into all the main principles i.e. what makes a good low energy, comfortable building based on the Passivhaus standard. The training is ideal for architects and other design professionals as the focus in these courses is on design principles.

Each of the four sessions will be run by experts in the field who are actually successfully designing/ building Passivhaus in UK. Amongst others, Bill Butcher, Alan Clarke, Sally Godber, Nick Grant, Eric Parks, Marine Sanchez, Mark Siddall; and Passivhaus Certifiers Will South, Mike Roe and Peter Warm. Assisted by Passivhaus Designers Tom Dollard and Lucy Pedler.

Event One: Passivhaus Fundamentals, Peter Warm

Pete will provide an introduction to Passivhaus including an overview of construction, airtightness, thermal bridging and basic services options. Pete will also discuss designing to avoid over-heating.

About the speaker:

Peter Warm is a Chartered Energy Conservation Engineer with a strong interest in insulation. He’s built a few houses, and lived in some of them. Currently, Peter is a director in WARM: Low Energy Building Practice in Plymouth. This practice, set up with his daughter Sally Godber, now focusses almost entirely on Passivhaus design. He is one of the Passivhaus Institut’s UK certifiers.

All Events in Bristol:

  • 2nd May 2017 – Passivhaus Fundamentals
  • 9th May 2017 – Construction Detailing
  • 16th May 2017 – Building Services
  • 23rd May 2017 – Putting Passivhaus into Practice

Other UK dates:

Passivhaus Fundamentals: London, 7th March / Manchester, 6th June
Construction Detailing: London, 14th March / Manchester, 13th June
Building Services: London, 21st March / Manchester 20th June
Putting Passivhaus into Practice: London, 28th March  / Manchester 27th June


To book Bristol events visit:

Please see here for an overview of all events:


TGR/AECB/PHT members:  £112 excl. VAT per session / discounted rate of £400 excl. VAT for all four sessions

Non-Members:  £125 excl. VAT per session / discounted rate of £450 excl. VAT for all four sessions


The Green Register are fully supporting and involved in this series of events, however the booking process, event content and pricing are dealt with externally via the booking site.  For any queries on this, please contact:

This event is held in conjunction with

With thanks to partners

May 2nd, 2017 1:30 PM   to   5:30 PM
Create Centre
Smeaton Road
Bristol, BST BS1 6XN
United Kingdom

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Members (AECB, PHT, TGR) - excl. VAT £ 112.00
Non-members - excl. VAT £ 125.00

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